M-Audio JamLab USB Audio Interface

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Cost effective digital guitar recording is here!

JamLab turns your PC or Mac into a personal guitar system without the need for any other hardware except your favorite guitar. The compact JamLab interface connects easily to your computer via a simple USB connection, and features a 1/4 in. input for your guitar and 1/8 in. headphone/line output. The included GT Player Express software features amp simulation and virtual effects boxes for EQ, chorus, reverb and more. GT Player Express can also play standard audio files, and can even slow them down -perfect for practicing and easy learning. You also get WAV drum loops from our popular ProSessions Sound and Loops Library. Load them into GT Player Express in any order for an instant custom drum machine to jam with. Drum songs are also provided as MP3 files. JamLab is ideal for traveling, limited space, and keeping both your budget and the neighbors happy.

Anywhere, Anytime
JamLab lets you rock out whenever and wherever your computer is. There's no need to invest in and mess with an amp or effects pedals. Connection is super simple. Just plug the built-in USB cable into your Mac or PC, fire up GT Player Express, then plug in your guitar and either a set of headphones or your powered monitors or receiver. The headphone jack gives you the privacy to practice, experiment and turn up the heat without anybody else hearing you'day or night.

Screaming Effects
JamLab comes with a complimentary edition of GT Player Express software with lots of presets for guitar amp simulation--from read more clean to nasty. There's no need for stompboxes or cables either. GT Player Express has models of effects pedals for noise gate, distortion, equalizer, chorus, delay and reverb-each with presets to get you going and easily return to your favorite sounds. Say goodbye to clutter and cable spaghetti. Say hello to JamLab and GT Player Express.

Practice. Learn. Groove.
GT Player Express also turns JamLab into an incredible tool for learning to play guitar and improving your technique. Load any standard audio file in AAC, MP3 or WAV format and play along. You can even slow down the playback to better learn passages from your favorite songs. We give you 160MB of drum loops from our popular ProSessions Sound and Loop Libraries. Load them in any order to use GT Player as a drum machine to groove along with. We've even provided a selection of drum songs in MP3 format for jamming. There's never been an easier way to improve your guitar skills.
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1/4 in. guitar input

1/8 in. headphone/line output

built-in USB cable

24-bit, 44.1/48kHz audio quality

Core Audio, WDM, ASIO 2 drivers

class-compliant with Mac OS 10.3.8

includes GT Player Express software:
-professional effects
-guitar amp simulation
-stomp-box modeling including noise gate, EQ, chorus and reverb
-variable-speed playback of standard AAC, MP3 and WAV files
-stand-alone, ReWire or VST plug-in operation

Specifications:

Instrument Input (A/D)
Input Impedance: 280 k Ohm

Maximum Input Level:+12dBV ( 4.0Vrms), unbalanced

SNR:-96dB, A-weighted

Dynamic Range: 96dB, A-weighted

THD+N: 0.005% (-86dB) @ -1dBFS, 1kHz

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz, +/-0.1dB @ 48kHz sample rate

Line Outputs (D/A
Output Impedance: 36 Ohm

Maximum Output Level: +6dBV (2.0Vrms), unbalanced

Channel-to-Channel Crosstalk: < -105dB

SNR: -107dB, A-weighted

Dynamic Range: 107dB, A-weighted

THD+N: 0.00479% (-87dB) @ -1dBFS, 1kHz

Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB @ 48 kHz sample rate

Headphones Outputs (D/A)
Maximum Output: -1dBV at THD < 0.05% into 32-ohms

Working Range: 24 to 600 ohms

Compatibility:
Core Audio

WDM

ASIO 2

ReWire (Mac)

VST

Minimum Requirements (PC)
Windows XP (SP1)

Pentium II 500MHz

256MB RAM

DirectX 9.0c

Minimum Requirements (MAC)
Mac OS X 10.3.9

384MB RAM

G3/G4 500MHz

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 401-658-5765

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (16 ratings)
Submitted May 27, 2006 by a customer from hotmail.com
M-Audio JamLab USB Customer Review
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
Sound
the sound is amazing and its awsome to record music with.
Features
comes with crazy effects and sounds like pro quality
Ease of Use
very easy to use simply plug your guitar in open the program choose the effects and start to make your cd
Quality
i have had it for about 5 months and it works fine
Value
very cheap recording software and hardware
The Wow Factor
awsome design and small compact thing
Musical Background:
i have played guitar for 5 years and its a hobby
Musical Style:
rock
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